Micaela Powers

The Canadian Fishing Industry

Canada and the United States are well known for sharing a long land border, but Canada’s other borders are shared with oceans, the Pacific in the west, the Atlantic in the east and the Arctic...

Canada: Ontario’s Forestry Industry and What You Need to Know Today

The province of Ontario’s land comprises 66 per cent of forest, according to Ontario.ca. Most of this is in the Boreal forest region, on the Canadian Shield. There are three other main forest regions in...

Ontario Overview

Ontario has densely populated cities along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River in the south, and remote communities in the forests of the Canadian Shield in the north. This is reflected in the top...

The Canadian aerospace industry reaches for the stars

Manufacturing is the second largest industry in Canada, accounting for around 10 per cent of the country’s GDP according to Statistics Canada. Many products are manufactured in Canada, but the area that sees the most...

An Introduction to Canadian Industries

Canada is the second largest country in the world and is divided into 10 provinces and three territories, each with a unique economy and culture. Because the Canadian landscape varies dramatically from coast to coast,...

Canada Immigration announces changes to help international students begin their studies in the fall

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on Tuesday that they would be making another temporary policy change to help international students wishing to study at Canadian designated learning institutions (DLIs). There has been some...

Canada’s new NAFTA with the United States and Mexico

On July 1, 2020, the new trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico came into effect. This agreement, called the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), is an updated replacement for the North American Free...

Study Shows Dexamethasone is the First Drug Shown To Improve COVID-19 Survival Rates

Researchers have been working hard to find treatments to help reduce the mortality rate and stop the spread of COVID-19. Preliminary research from a randomized clinical trial in the United Kingdom suggests that a drug...

Proposed program to give Canadian permanent residency to asylum seekers working in health care

The federal government is working on a special program that would grant Canadian permanent residency to asylum seekers who have worked in the health care roles during the COVID-19 pandemic across the country. Throughout the COVID-19...

Canada Exempts Essential Temporary Foreign Workers from Giving Oversea Biometrics

In order to come to Canada, some applications, like work permits, require applicants to give their biometrics. Usually, this is done by going to the nearest visa application centre (VAC) or biometrics collection site, paying...

Labour Market Impact Assessments: Increased Median Wages for 2020 Temporary Foreign Worker Program and COVID-19 Measures in Canada

When Canadian employers hire workers through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), they are required to meet certain standards. To ensure that they have a skill gap that cannot be filled by a Canadian citizen...

Immigration announcements for June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty as businesses and agencies have had to adapt or suspend operations to comply with health and travel restrictions. As the Canadian government continues to monitor the...

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Burnout and its Effect on University Students

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the education system forever. Since September 2020, students from elementary to university students have experienced a complete shift in...

U.S Donates 3 Million More COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Vietnam

The U.S. government will send 3 million more doses of the Moderna Inc COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam on Thursday, bringing total donations to the...

Calgary’s Downtown Office Vacancy Rate Hits New High of 29.2%

Calgary’s downtown office vacancy rate hit an all-time high in the second quarter of 2021. Commercial real estate firm Avison Young says the office tower...

Mobile Vaccination Clinic Service Launches in Alberta

For rural Albertans having trouble getting their COVID-19 vaccine, a new mobile clinic may be the answer. Alberta Health has partnered with a coalition of...

Air Quality Concerns Rise Due to Smoke from 166 Forest Fires in Northwestern Ontario

Air quality statements have been issued for parts of northwestern Ontario where more than 160 fires were burning Thursday morning. Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency...

Things to Know When Crossing the U.S. Border

American tourists yearning to visit Canada received welcome news on Monday when the federal government announced it will soon reopen its border to fully...

Two Dose Vaccine May be Offered to Those Previously Infected with COVID-19

Canada’s vaccine advisory committee has recommended a complete two-dose series of an approved COVID-19 vaccines for individuals who have been previously infected with the...

Growth Expected in the Canadian Cannabis Industry Since its Legalization

Since Canada legalized the use of recreational and medical cannabis in 2018, there has been a major boost in the industry. Today Canada and...

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